Technical Team – Configuring and Managing UConn Now

Facilities Operations UConn Now


1 The dashboard can function independent of the FAMIS portal and behavior is different depending on portal embedding or no portal embedding:

The base URL: https://famis.{environment}

Independent Use of UConn Now: Xi Portal Embedded UConn Now:
 Screen Shot 2015-05-06 at 11.30.10 AM Screen Shot 2015-05-06 at 11.32.49 AMIt is especially important to specify “https” if UConn Now is embedded in the FAMIS Portal to avoid mixed content errors
The {environment} choices are: dev, test or prod corresponding to a standard three tiered software development model with a development server for constructing software, a test server for performing user acceptance testing and a production server for actual implementation
2 UConn Now Parameters
2.a VALUE (specify either a crew or a complex in all upper case letters, eg. ELECTRICAL or EAST)  Default: The user’s crew based on the employee record’s crew assignment. If the user has no crew assignment this default’s to 2nd shift
 2.b  WEATHER (1=Display Weather) Default: No weather displayed
 2.c  CHOICES (list=Display drop down list to move between crews and complexes) No drop-down list to view other crew or complex views
 3   The Notification Banner
The yellow notification banner displays the bulletin notes from the FAMIS_NOTE table in the Shadow database that are not expired.  The banner will marque if the series of messages is too long to fully display with the set banner width Screen Shot 2015-05-06 at 11.54.46 AM
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